UPDATE: Robbery Outside City Rec Center

City officials say a person was robbed outside of Eppes Recreation Center on Nash St. in Greenville Sunday. A police report says a man was robbed of a computer, which city spokesman Steve Hawley says was a laptop.

WITN earlier reported there was a robbery of the rec center, based on information in a Greenville police report. Hawley clarified the robbery took place outside. The rec center was closed at the time.

Previous story:
A Greenville recreation center was the target of an armed robber, and police are still searching for a suspect.

The Eppes Recreation Center on Nash St. was robbed at gunpoint Sunday evening. A police report says a man with a semi-automatic handgun used the weapon to steal a computer from the city facility.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (252) 758-7777.

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